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Rh Disease

Rh Disease: Introduction

Rh Disease: A disease that can occur when the mother's blood is not compatible with the fetal blood i.e. when an Rh-negative mother had a Rh-positive child. If the baby's blood is exposed to the mother's blood (through placenta, abortion, miscarriage, amniocentesis) the mother's body becomes sensitized and develops antibodies the Rh-positive blood. In future pregnancies, the mother's antibodies can attack the red blood cells of the unborn baby resulting in hemolytic disease. The severity of the disease is variable and can range from mild fetal anemia to severe anemia and even fetal death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rh Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Rh Disease

Treatments for Rh Disease

  • Rh immunoglobulin injection prevents sensitization in Rh negative mothers, blood transfusions to the fetus if anemic
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